Our Living Hope…

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Good morning, Family:

Happy Wednesday to you all. I pray that your day is filled with joy and expectancy, as you anticipate what glorious ways God will manifest himself to you today.

Today’s devotional is a little different. I’m going to share the lyrics to my favorite song.

Phil Wickham is an incredible writer and an amazing worshiper. His song, Living Hope, is a celebration of the finished work of the cross and the victorious resurrection of Jesus Christ, who is indeed our eternal Living Hope. 

Listen to this amazing song and read the lyrics below. Keep the words close to your heart. Always know that I love you with an amazing Love. 

Rev. Marcia Davis. 

LIVING HOPE

Songwriters: Phil Wickham / Brian Mark Johnson

Living Hope lyrics © Essential Music Publishing, Bethel Music Publishing

How great the chasm that lay between us
How high the mountain I could not climb
In desperation, I turned to heaven
And spoke Your name into the night
Then through the darkness, Your loving-kindness
Tore through the shadows of my soul
The work is finished, the end is written
Jesus Christ, my living hope
Who could imagine so great a mercy?
What heart could fathom such boundless grace?
The God of ages stepped down from glory
To wear my sin and bear my shame
The cross has spoken, I am forgiven
The King of kings calls me His own
Beautiful Savior, I’m Yours forever
Jesus Christ, my living hope
Hallelujah, praise the One who set me free
Hallelujah, death has lost its grip on me
You have broken every chain
There’s salvation in Your name
Jesus Christ, my living hope
Hallelujah, praise the One who set me free
Hallelujah, death has lost its grip on me
You have broken every chain
There’s salvation in Your name
Jesus Christ, my living hope
Then came the morning that sealed the promise
Your buried body began to breathe
Out of the silence, the Roaring Lion
Declared the grave has no claim on me
Then came the morning that sealed the promise
Your buried body began to breathe
Out of the silence, the Roaring Lion
Declared the grave has no claim on me
Jesus, Yours is the victory, whoa!
Hallelujah, praise the One who set me free
Hallelujah, death has lost its grip on me
You have broken every chain
There’s salvation in Your name
Jesus Christ, my living hope
Hallelujah, praise the One who set me free
Hallelujah, death has lost its grip on me
You have broken every chain
There’s salvation in Your name
Jesus Christ, my living hope
Jesus Christ, my living hope
Oh God, You are my living hope

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